Columbus Department of Public Service

Columbus Public Service department officials expect to see even more potholes thanks to the recent extreme temperature fluctuations. 

The City of Columbus says 600 parking meters in the Short North have been equipped with technology to allow people to pay using the ParkColumbus app

It's now yet clear how Columbus police will enforce new regulations on eletronic scooters and bicycles that City Council is expected to approve this coming Monday.

The Columbus Public Service Director has signed an order banning the use of motorized scooters on sidewalks.  

The City of Columbus is again delaying implimentation of it's plan to regulate parking in the Short North.

Columbus City Council tonight is scheduled to vote on a series of parking code changes.

Columbus City Council last night approved the second year of a planned five-year contract with Rumpke for curbside recycling and yard waste pickup. 

It will be several more months before the City of Columbus launches a plan to address parking problems in the Short North.

When the City of Columbus signed a 5-year, 45 million dollar contract with Rumpke for curbside collection of yard waste and recyclables in March, City Council members urged officials to try and find ways to lower those costs.

Columbus residents will have a chance to test-drive electric cars without cost or obligation in October.

The second of three public hearings on the City of Columbus' Short North parking plan is scheduled to be held at 5:30 Thursday evening at the Junior Achievement offices on East Second Avenue.

The City of Columbus, OhioHealth, and the Ohio Department of Transportation are collaborating on a series of public infrastructure projects to improve access within the North Broadway and Olentangy River Road corridors.

The City of Columbus is accepting public comment online about its plans to improve parking in the Short North.

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Despite a slow start to the winter, Columbus snow crews are working hard this month. 

Columbus Department of Public Service road crews have filled more potholes this winter than they had at this time last year.

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The City of Columbus has launched a website to help residents track snowplows this winter.

The City of Columbus today installs the last batch of new parking meters on High Street through Downtown.


The city of Columbus will launch a pothole repair blitz next week.

Columbus residents should start to see snowplows pass down their streets today, two days after a winter storm dumped nearly eleven inches of snow in their neighborhoods.

Columbus Public Service Department officials are lifting rush-hour restrictions on parking meters along North High Street, between Goodale Street and King Avenue in the Short North.

A Columbus city engineer and two code inspectors have resigned after an internal investigation found they misused city vehicles and clocked in for each other when not working.

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman has named a new Public Service Director.

Columbus Public Service Director Mark Kelsey has unexpectedly announced his retirement.

Columbus city officials say they will launch their annual two-week spring pothole repair blitz on Sunday.

Columbus drivers are seeing and reporting fewer potholes in the city.

The Plows Are Out

Jan 25, 2013

State and Columbus city snow plows are working today to try and keep the streets clear.